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The Nature of Globalization

  • Vic George
  • Paul Wilding

Abstract

Globalization was the concept of the late 1990s and remains dominant today. It has come to pervade debates in the social sciences and to be used increasingly by politicians, including many on the left, as a justification for their policies. Governments of the left, according to this view, have no option but to abandon their traditional welfare state policies. Any attempt to resist globalization will eventually fail.

Keywords

Human Welfare Globalization Process World System Class Struggle American Film 
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Further Reading

  1. Held, D., McGrew, A., Goldblatt, D. and Perraton, J. (1999) Global Transformations: Politics, Economics and Culture (Cambridge, Polity Press).Google Scholar
  2. Scholte, J.A. (2000) Globalization: a critical introduction (London, Macmillan).Google Scholar
  3. Waters, M. (2001) Globalization, 2nd edn (London, Routledge).Google Scholar

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© Vic George and Paul Wilding 2002

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  • Vic George
  • Paul Wilding

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